Poems



Middle April

Midsummer

MINE

Mon-Fri

Monk

Monte Carlo, Mississauga

Moral Shadow

Mourner

Moving through: for Chris Matzigkeit (1981–2010)

My Beloved Vancouver

Nephew

New Albion

New York Visitation: 29 July 2009

Not Born Cyd

Notes on Clara Schumann Visiting Johannes Brahms’ Family

Nouns (a poem after Robin Williams died)

November Rain

November Sun

Of Flowers

Of Proximity

Olam Habah: The avant-garde and the World-to-come, or the failure of art and the art of failure

On a Stupid Husband

on the death of paterson ewen

Oriste

Ours for the Picking

Paddle

Palaeozoic

PAMPHLET

Pawns and Pieces

Person of Snow

Petrified at Every Turn

Phone Survey

Play-Acting

Pls Be Honest

Poem at Large

Poem in Memory of an Earlier Poem

Poem of Probabilities

Poetry Reading in a (Divided) Conference Room

Polygonics

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman (with Antlers)

PORTRAIT OF THE POET AS FINANCE CAPITAL

Post-Cannibalism

post-cordilleran Tsmishian-Tlingit relations (excerpt)

Post-mortem

Potluck

Powerpoint Presentation

Prayer for a Family Friend

Psychosomaton

Public Art

Reading

realistic endless loop

rectangle 4

Rehearsal

Religion is a Complete Sentence

River of Air

Road Ending

Rural Fence

Salon

Scape

Schizophrenic

Seagulls Twist Air

Seaside Town

Second Poem for Hart Crane

Second-hand Depression

Self-Portrait in a Display Window

Self-Portraits in Youth

Self-Timed Photo, Moving Day, 1994

Setting the Hook

Settlement, Mining, Lumbering, Trading

Severence Package

SHADOWS

Small Furies

Small signs and scars

Snake’s Belly Turned Over

Soil Building

Split-Leafed Maple

Standing Rock

Still Life with Apple

Strikes Often

Summer night

Summer Solstice

Sunrise of Extinct Birds

Surrender

Survivor

Taking Leave

Taurus

Tea-Stained Heart

Testament

th nite is full uv zanee blessings

Thanatosine

That feeling

That part of driving

The 94 Calls: Colonized Sonnets LXXXI to LXXXIV

The Angel of My Tongue

the apocalypse will begin

The Calypsonian

The Canadian Garden

The Cave in the Coals

The Comfort of Elders

The Curtain